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  • LowEx Building Design for ZeroEmission Architecture

    By Hansjuerg Leibundgut, Marcel Bruelisauer, Matthias Mast, Forrest Meggers

    Zero emission during operation - this has to be the target for buildings in the near future. This book approaches this goal with the application of the thermodynamic concept of exergy to the built environment, allowing new design and technology concepts that go beyond mere ‘energy saving’. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers, Third Edition

    By Trevor Cox, Peter D'Antonio

    This definitive guide covers the design and application of absorbers and diffusers in acoustics. Surface diffusion is a relatively young subject area, and diffuser design, application and characterisation are often not well understood. Although there is greater knowledge of absorption, it is also…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Fire Behavior, Second Edition

    By James G. Quintiere

    This book covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text presents an ideal introduction to the scientific principles behind fire behavior. Individual sections thoroughly discuss such vital…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    CRC Press

  • Construction Adjudication in Ireland

    By Anthony Hussey

    The Construction Contracts Act 2013 introduces adjudication for the construction industry in Ireland for the first time. The essence of adjudication is in providing a means whereby disputes as to payment under a construction contract are resolved quickly and cheaply. The key feature distinguishing…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Construction Contract Management

    By Brian Greenhalgh

    Drawing on his decades of experience managing construction projects around Europe and the Middle East, Brian Greenhalgh has produced a clear and practical step-by-step guide to contract management. With reference throughout to how work varies in different countries and cultures, this is the ideal…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: Anamnesis, Diagnosis, Therapy, Controls

    Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC, Leuven, Belgium, 13-15 September 2016)

    Edited by Koen Van Balen

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

    English/French French/English, 2nd Edition

    By Don Montague

    This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach

    Edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

    5th Edition

    By Martin Brook

    Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, 5th edition, explains the job of the estimator through…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Seismic Isolation for Architects

    By Andrew Charleson, Adriana Guisasola

    Seismic isolation offers the highest degree of earthquake protection to buildings and their inhabitants. Modern applications of the technology are less than 50 years old and uptake in seismically active regions continues to soar. Seismic Isolation for Architects is a comprehensive introduction to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 2

    Annotated Sample Contract Forms

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    Any project which involves an EPC contract is also likely to involve a number of other complicated contracts. The challenge of the parties to an EPC contract is not to try to eliminate risk but rather put into place a narrative structure that enables the parties to predict the contractual result…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1

    The Project Sponsor's Perspective

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge

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